Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Might Help Save Hospitalized COVID Patients
THURSDAY, Sept. 2, 2021 -- As doctors around the world come up against severe cases of COVID-19, some positive news has emerged: New research shows the rheumatoid arthritis drug baricitinib may help reduce hospitalized COVID patients ' risk of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 2, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Arthritis diet: Three healthy foods that can ‘trigger’ painful arthritis symptoms
ARTHRITIS comes in many forms but one of the most common is rheumatoid arthritis - an autoimmune disease. According to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, there are three healthy foods that can "trigger" arthritis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis treated with implanted cells that release drug
With a goal of developing rheumatoid arthritis therapies with minimal side effects, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have genetically engineered cells that, when implanted in mice, will deliver a biologic drug in response to inflammation. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - September 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis: Seven symptoms that represent the 'earliest phases' of arthritis
SPOTTING rheumatoid arthritis early helps to keep painful inflammation in check. Although deficiencies in the literature persist, a review has collated seven of the "earliest" warning signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis symptoms: Best types of exercise to reduce pain - particularly in the knees
ARTHRITIS is a common complaint characterised by painful joint symptoms, such as stiffness and swelling. If left untreated, rheumatoid arthritis - an inflammatory type of arthritis - can inflame the blood vessels, a complication that can prove life-threatening. A new study sheds a light on one of the best types of exercises to help reduce painful symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis: Three symptoms that signal your arthritis has become 'life-threatening'
ARTHRITIS is a common complaint characterised by painful joint symptoms, such as stiffness and swelling. If left untreated, rheumatoid arthritis - an inflammatory type of arthritis - can inflame the blood vessels, a complication that can prove life-threatening. Here are three telltale signs of inflamed blood vessels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seven countries in the Region to participate in WHO ’s Solidarity PLUS trial
WHO’s Solidarity PLUS trial enters new phase to test 3 new candidate drugs for COVID-19  Cairo, 25 August 2021 – Seven countries in WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region have enrolled to participate in the Solidarity PLUS clinical trial led by WHO. Solidarity PLUS will evaluate 3 potential drugs for the treatment of COVID-19 infections – artesunate, imatinib and infliximab – aiming to protect people from severe hospitalization and death because of COVID-19.  These drugs were selected by an independent panel of experts who assess all available evidence on all relevant therapeutics. The drugs have proven...
Source: WHO EMRO News - August 25, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Poverty Tied to Worse Functional Status in Rheumatoid Arthritis
TUESDAY, Aug. 24, 2021 -- Worse functional status and increased probability of functional decline are seen for patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with lower socioeconomic status (SES), according to a study published online Aug. 4 in JAMA... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Secondhand Smoke May Raise Kids ’ Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk
New study suggests risk might go up by 75%, but the disorder is rare overall (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ECG Challenge: Fast Heart Rate in Patient With RA ECG Challenge: Fast Heart Rate in Patient With RA
Although her rheumatoid arthritis is under control, this woman ' s heart rate is elevated. What does her ECG show?Medscape Cardiology (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - August 23, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Clinical Case Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis: Exposure to smoking at young age increases risk by 75 percent
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS is a painful condition which affects a person's joints and mobility. For those exposed to smoking at a young age, your risk could be increased by a staggering 75 percent says latest study. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parental Smoking Linked to More Adult RA in Women Parental Smoking Linked to More Adult RA in Women
An adjusted analysis conducted as part of the study suggests a 75% boost in risk for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), although overall rate is low.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines - August 20, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Arthritis diet: The 4p vegetable that 'could reduce your risk' of rheumatoid arthritis
ARTHRITIS is a painful condition that affects more than 10 million people in the UK. But one common vegetable could reduce your risk of rheumatoid arthritis, according to the latest studies. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: The sign first thing in the morning of the joint disease
RHEUMATOID arthritis develops when the immune system spontaneously decides to attack the lining of the joints. Certain factors increase your risk of the condition, including obesity, smoking, older age, and family history. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tocilizumab Shortage Continues as Pandemic Wears On Tocilizumab Shortage Continues as Pandemic Wears On
Emergency use authorization of tocilizumab for COVID-19 has led to a global shortage, but supplies for rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions are faring better — for now.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - August 19, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news